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1840s Collection

Background image1840s Collection: From top of Choonjerma Pass. 15, 000ft looking West over Nepal, snows, 1848

From top of Choonjerma Pass. 15, 000ft looking West over Nepal, snows, 1848
Pencil sketch from top of Choonjerma Pass [Mirgin La Pass]. 15, 000ft looking West over Nepal. Illustrated by Joseph Dalton Hooker, 1848

Background image1840s Collection: Dendrobium kingianum, 1834-1849

Dendrobium kingianum, 1834-1849
Illustration of Dendrobium kingianum engraved by Samuel Holden from Magazine of Botany and Register of Flowering Plants by Joseph Paxton, vol 12, 1834-1849

Background image1840s Collection: Vanilla planifolia, 1805-1846

Vanilla planifolia, 1805-1846
Illustration of Vanilla planifolia from Getreue Darstellung und Beschreibung Der in Der Arzneykunde Gebr├ñuchlichen Gew├ñchse : Wie Auch Aolcher, Welche mit Inhen Verwechselt Werden K├Ânnen

Background image1840s Collection: Psychopsis kramerianum (Butterfly orchid), 1845-1883

Psychopsis kramerianum (Butterfly orchid), 1845-1883
Illustration of Psychopsis kramerianum (Butterfly orchid), 1845-1883. Artwork from Flore des Serres et des Jardin de l Europe by Louis Van Houtte, volume 19; p. 40-41

Background image1840s Collection: Morchella esculenta, 1847-1855

Morchella esculenta, 1847-1855
Illustration of Morchella esculenta, also known as common morel, from Illustrations of British Mycology by Anna Maria Hussy, 1847-1855

Background image1840s Collection: Tuber melanosporum, 1847-1855

Tuber melanosporum, 1847-1855
Illustration of Tuber melanosporum, also known as truffle, from Illustrations of British Mycology by Anna Maria Hussey, 1847-1855

Background image1840s Collection: Citrus x limon, 1846

Citrus x limon, 1846
Illustration of Citrus x limon, commonly known as lemon, from Pomologie Francaise vol 2 by Antoine Poiteau, 1846

Background image1840s Collection: Vitis vinifera, 1846

Vitis vinifera, 1846
Illustration of Vitis vinifera, commonly known as grape vine or cultivated grape, from Pomologie Francaise by Antoine Poiteau, 1846

Background image1840s Collection: Lactarius deliciosus, Tafein 6, 1831-1846

Lactarius deliciosus, Tafein 6, 1831-1846
Illustration of Lactarius deliciosus, commonly known as saffron milk cap or red pine mushroom from Naturgetreue Abbildungen und Beschreibungen der Essbaren

Background image1840s Collection: Opuntia tuna, 1848

Opuntia tuna, 1848
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Sydenham Teast Edwards, 1848. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 38, plate 1557

Background image1840s Collection: Parodia ottonis, 1842

Parodia ottonis, 1842
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1842. Current accepted plant name is Parodia ottonis, commonly known as Indian head cactus

Background image1840s Collection: Amaryllis Divers, 1845 - 1883

Amaryllis Divers, 1845 - 1883
Current accepted plant name is Hippeastrum sp. commonly known as amaryllis. Hand-finished lithograph from Flore des Serres et des Jardins de l Europe by Louis Van Houtte, 1845-1883, volume 16

Background image1840s Collection: Sobralia macrantha, 1845-1883

Sobralia macrantha, 1845-1883
Illustration of Sobralia macrantha, 1845-1883. Artwork from Flore des Serres et des Jardin de l Europe by Louis Van Houtte, volume 7; t. 669, p. 69

Background image1840s Collection: Disa uniflora (Pride of Table Mountain), 1841

Disa uniflora (Pride of Table Mountain), 1841
Illustration of Disa Uniflora by Sarah Ann Drake, December 1841. Artwork from Sertum Orchidaceum: A Wreath of the Most Beautiful Orchidaceous Flowers, 1838 (1837-1842); t. 49

Background image1840s Collection: Cypripedium reginae (Showy orchid), 1849

Cypripedium reginae (Showy orchid), 1849
Illustration of Cypripedium reginae (Showy orchid), 1849. Artwork from Flore des Serres et des Jardin de l Europe by Louis Van Houtte, volume 5; p. 430

Background image1840s Collection: Amanita rubescens, 1847-1855

Amanita rubescens, 1847-1855
Illustration of Amanita rubescens, also known as blusher mushroom, from Illustrations of British Mycology by Anna Maria Hussey, plate 23, 1847-1855

Background image1840s Collection: Pseudoinonotus dryadeus, 1847-1855

Pseudoinonotus dryadeus, 1847-1855
Illustration of Pseudoinonotus dryadeus, also known as oak bracket, from Illustrations of British Mycology by Anna Maria Hussey, plate 21, 1847-1855

Background image1840s Collection: Scleroderma verrucosum, Scleroderma citrinum, 1847-1855

Scleroderma verrucosum, Scleroderma citrinum, 1847-1855
Illustration of Scleroderma verrucosum and Scleroderma citrinum, also known as scaly earthball and common earthball, from Illustrations of British Mycology by Anna Maria Hussey, plate 17, 1847-1855

Background image1840s Collection: Hydnum repandum, 1847-1855

Hydnum repandum, 1847-1855
Illustration of Hydnum repandum, also known as sweet tooth or wood hedgehog, from Illustrations of British Mycology by Anna Maria Hussey, t.16, 1847-1855

Background image1840s Collection: Lycoperdon excipuliforme, 1847-1855

Lycoperdon excipuliforme, 1847-1855
Illustration of Lycoperdon excipuliforme, also known as pestle puffball, from Illustrations of British Mycology by Anna Maria Hussey, 1847-1855

Background image1840s Collection: Cortinarius violaceus, 1847-1855

Cortinarius violaceus, 1847-1855
Illustration of Cortinarius violaceus, a basidiomycete, also known as violet webcap, from Anna Maria Hussey, Illustrations of British Mycology, 1847-1855

Background image1840s Collection: Mitrula paludosa, 1847-1855

Mitrula paludosa, 1847-1855
Illustration of Mitrula paludosa, an ascomycete, also known as bog beacon, from Anna Maria Hussey, Illustrations of British Mycology, 1847-1855

Background image1840s Collection: Fragaria species, 1846

Fragaria species, 1846
Illustration of Fragaria species, commonly known as strawberry, from Pomologie Francaise by Antoine Poiteau, volume 2, 1846

Background image1840s Collection: Beure d amboise, Poiteau

Beure d amboise, Poiteau
Hand coloured engraving of a Pyrus species, Beure d amboise, commonly known as pear from Pomologie Francaise by Antoine Poiteau, 1846

Background image1840s Collection: Pholiota squarrosa, 1847-1855

Pholiota squarrosa, 1847-1855
Illustration of Pholiota squarrosa, also known as shaggy scalycap, from Illustratons of British Mycology by Anna Maria Hussey, 1847-1855

Background image1840s Collection: Grifolia frondosa, 1847-1855

Grifolia frondosa, 1847-1855
Illustration of Grifolia frondosa, commonly known as hen-of-the-woods by Anna Maria Hussey from Illustrations of British Mycology, 1847-1855

Background image1840s Collection: Cantharellus cibarius, 1847-1855

Cantharellus cibarius, 1847-1855
Illustration of Cantharellus cibarius, also known as chantarelle, from Illustrations of British Mycology by Anna Maria Hussey, 1847-1855

Background image1840s Collection: Geastrum limbatum, 1847-55

Geastrum limbatum, 1847-55
Illustration of Geastrum limbatum, commonly known as fringed earthstar, by Anna Maria Hussey from Illustrations of British Mycology, 1847-55

Background image1840s Collection: Tafeln 4, 1831-1846

Tafeln 4, 1831-1846
Illustration of fungi, Tafeln 4 from Naturgetreue abbildungen und beschreibungen der essbaren, schadlichen und verdachtigen schwamme by J. V. Krombholz, 1831-1846

Background image1840s Collection: Tafein 6, 1831-1846

Tafein 6, 1831-1846
Illustration of fungi, Tafein 6 from Naturgetreue Abbildungen und Beschreibungen der Essbaren, Schadlichen und Verdachtigen Schwamme, by J. V. Krombholz, 1831-1846

Background image1840s Collection: Coryphantha octacantha, 1848

Coryphantha octacantha, 1848
Lithograph of Coryphantha octacantha by Walter Hood Fitch from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, 1848. Artwork from volume 74, plate 4358

Background image1840s Collection: Echinocereus cinerascens, 1848

Echinocereus cinerascens, 1848
Illustration of Echinocereus cinerascens by Walter Hood Fitch from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, 1848. Artwork from volume 74, plate 4373

Background image1840s Collection: Hesperantha coccinea, 1845-1883

Hesperantha coccinea, 1845-1883
Illustration of Hesperantha coccinea, commonly known as crimson flag lily or Kaffir lily, 1845-1883. Artwork from Flore des Serres et des Jardins de l Europe by Louis Van Houtte, volume 16

Background image1840s Collection: Crocus speciosus, 1841

Crocus speciosus, 1841
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by William Herbert, 1841. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 67, plate 3861

Background image1840s Collection: Tropaeolum speciosum, 1847

Tropaeolum speciosum, 1847
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1847. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 73, plate 4323

Background image1840s Collection: Tropaeolum azureum, 1843

Tropaeolum azureum, 1843
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1843. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 69, plate 3985

Background image1840s Collection: Cuitlauzina pendula, 1845-1883

Cuitlauzina pendula, 1845-1883
Illustration of Cuitlauzina pendula from Flore des Serres et Des Jardin de l Europe by Louis Van Houtte, 1845-1883; vol. 6: p. 307

Background image1840s Collection: Nicotiana tabacum (Tobacco), 1847

Nicotiana tabacum (Tobacco), 1847
Illustration of Nicotiana tabacum, commonly known as tobacco. Illustration by J.J Grandville from Les Fleurs Animees, (The Flowers Personified), publ. Paris, 1847, volume 1, page 60-61



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